Wed. Jan 26th, 2022
3.6 Magnitude Earthquake
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A very rare earthquake had hit off the coast of Massachusetts on Sunday morning, as reported by the U.S. Geological Survey, but no serious injuries or damages have been reported, yet. The earthquake’s magnitude measured 3.6 on the Richter scale and hit the coast at around 9.10 a.m. local time, in the region a few miles off the coast of New Bedford, Mass, in the joyous Buzzards Bay. People residing in the nooks and corners of Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts had confirmed to have experienced the quake that shook the whole place. Geologists assure citizens that there are no serious damages to be expected from the occurred quake.

3.6 Magnitude EarthquakeStrong Tremors Felt Throughout Regions Due To Old and Capable Plates

 Paul Caruso a geophysicist who works with the Geological Survey, informed the New York Times that the agency must be ready to accept any sort of significant and mild damage from the earthquake, but they were not to be taken seriously, as the buildings and bridges were built using anti-earthquake methods of protection and safety. The earthquakes in this particular area are usually felt very very far away throughout the entire platonic region as the rocks in this area are very, very much contiguous and very old, hence, they would be able to transmit the energy and tremors felt from the plates quite efficiently, managing to successfully send waves of shock spreading across a humungous area of land, as stated by Caruso.

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